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Model Railroad Trains - Grading Information

Grading: Details

C-10 Mint - Brand New: All original, unused and unblemished.

C-9 Factory New - Brand New: all original, unused, may evidence factory rubs and the slightest evidence of handling, shipping and having been test run at the factory.

C-8 Like New: Complete all original. No rust, no missing parts, may show effects of being on display and/or age, may have been run.

C-7 Excellent: All original minute scratches and paint nicks, no rust and no missing parts. No distortion of component parts.

C-6 Very Good: Minor scratches and paint nicks, minor spots of surface rust, free of dents. May have minor parts replaced.

C-5 Good: Sign of play wear with scratches and minor paint loss. Small dents, minor surface rust. Evidence of heavy use.

C-4 Fair: Scratched. Moderate paint loss, dented missing parts, surface rust. Evidence of heavy use.

C-3 Poor: Requires major body repair. Heavily scratched, major rust and missing parts. Restoration candidate.

C-2 Restoration required: Restoration required.

C-1 Junk, parts value only: Junk, parts value only